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It's not hard, in that the procedures are easily identifiable but a probate is going to require an attorney.
If the mother and father did not owe any debts or own any property other than that land and house then it is likely you could do an Affidavit of Heirship which is both fast and inexpensive.
I filled out one for Propel Tax and they were going to help but because I qualify for disability they could not help
What did you fill out for Propel Tax?
for back takes,
an affidivate of heirship
It's probably not the same thing. I'm not sure what they are using but the Affidavit of Heirship I'm talking about is one that is filed with the probate court and is used in place of a formal probate.
It's not, it just asks for the name of family and the deceased family ,date of death and residence
No, not the same thing. You need to go and visit with a local attorney and get them to see if the Affidavit of Heirship would apply and, if so, a price on preparing it.
That transfers title to your wife and then she could file for the homestead.
what would be a fair price, because I am on disability my funds are limited
It can range from a few hundred up. I don't know what they are going for now in Polk County but it is one of the least expensive counties in East Texas to get legal services.
And these aren't complicate so you can call around and get the best price.
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